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A complementary set theory for quaternary code designs

Rahul Mukerjee and Boxin Tang

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Quaternary code (QC) designs form an attractive class of nonregular factorial fractions. We develop a complementary set theory for characterizing optimal QC designs that are highly fractionated in the sense of accommodating a large number of factors. This is in contrast to existing theoretical results which work only for a relatively small number of factors. While the use of imaginary numbers to represent the Gray map associated with QC designs facilitates the derivation, establishing a link with foldovers of regular fractions helps in presenting our results in a neat form.

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Ann. Statist., Volume 41, Number 6 (2013), 2768-2785.

First available in Project Euclid: 17 December 2013

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Primary: 62K15: Factorial designs

Foldover Gray map highly fractionated design minimum aberration minimum moment aberration projectivity resolution


Mukerjee, Rahul; Tang, Boxin. A complementary set theory for quaternary code designs. Ann. Statist. 41 (2013), no. 6, 2768--2785. doi:10.1214/13-AOS1160.

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